The purpose of this outcome is to predict the outcome of the 2017 MLB season in the National League East. The way this is determined is by using the best talent, difficulty of schedules and winning past to predict what will happen in the upcoming season.

About the author: Mike is currently a sophomore at SUNY Cortland where he is studying Sport Management with a minor in Communications. He is a 2015 graduate of Plainedge HS, where he played four years on the varsity baseball team. You can follow him on Twitter @mconnors32 or @NCPlayoffs where he contributes to covering Nassau County High School baseball.